SPIRE Symposium on Paris Climate Talks, COP 21

Posted on 14 December 2015 SPIRE academics discussed the state of play in the Paris negotiations with a packed audience in the Moser building.
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Professor Bülent Gökay in Open Democracy

Posted on 03 December 2015 Professor Bülent Gökay and Professor Vassilis K. Fouskas of East London University write in Open Democracy against British military bombing in Syria.
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Maritime Security and the New Nomos of the Sea: Dr Barry Ryan's talk at the University of Limerick

Posted on 03 December 2015 Dr Barry Ryan of SPIRE and a member of the Centre for Global Studies, has recently returned from Ireland where he delivered a paper at the University of Limerick
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Helen Parr at the British Academy

Posted on 25 November 2015 Helen Parr was asked to speak on the subject of 'Britain and Europe: Why has it been such a difficult relationship?' at an event organised by the Mile End Institute and hosted at the British Academy on 9 November.
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Invited speaker at international conference in Athens

Posted on 26 October 2015 Professor Robert Ladrech (SPIRE) was invited to speak at an international conference 'Greece Forward: Progressive Solutions for Today and Tomorrow', held in Athens.
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SPIRE lecturer in Washington DC

Posted on 26 October 2015 Naveed Sheikh was invited to speak at the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of John Hopkins University on "Jihad, Jihadism and Jihadology: A New Archaeology of a Contested Construct".
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Climate Change in World Politics by John Vogler

Posted on 15 October 2015 This book considers how the international political system treats the problem of climate change.

Nobel Peace Prize Contender

Posted on 08 October 2015 Iraq Body Count (IBC), a database of violent civilian deaths in Iraq since the U.S.-led invasion of the country in 2003, which was founded in Keele.

News from Spire Green

Posted on 24 September 2015 Environmental news from SPIRE
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Professor Gokay in Brussels

Posted on 16 September 2015 Professor Bulent Gokay, SPIRE, was invited by the EU’s leading policy think-tank European Policy Centre (EPC).
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CBE for SPIRE graduate

Posted on 07 September 2015 Laurence Mann, who graduated with a first class degree in American Studies and Politics from SPIRE in 2001,to be awarded a CBE.

European Consortium for Political Research

Posted on 18 August 2015 The 8th European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Keele Summer School took place between the 15th and the 25th of June 2015.

Prestigious Publication for Jonathan Head

Posted on 18 August 2015 Jonathon has had his edited collection of essays on Schopenhauer’s Fourfold Root accepted for publication by Routledge.
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2015 Summer Graduation

Posted on 24 July 2015 Following the 2015 Summer Graduation at Keele University, SPIRE awarded a series of University and school undergraduate prizes.

Keele Fab Four in marathon effort

Posted on 10 July 2015 The "Keele Fab Four" completed the gruelling Potteries Marathon.
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Dr Sorin Baiasu awarded Newton Advanced Fellowship

Posted on 10 July 2015 Dr Sorin Baiasu (SPIRE)and Dr Mehmet Ruhi Demiray have been awarded a Newton Advanced Fellowship (British Academy in association with the Turkish Research Council).
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SPIRE lecturer chairs panel on Online Radicalisation

Posted on 12 June 2015 Naveed Sheikh chaired a panel on ISIS and Online Radicalisation

5th SPIRE Summer Gala

Posted on 03 June 2015 The fifth SPIRE Summer Gala took place last Friday on 29th May 2015 in the exquisite Salvin suite at Keele Hall.
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'Philosopher on Jazz' at Keele Community Day

Posted on 27 May 2015 James Tartaglia - philosopher and jazz musician - will be at this year's Keele Community Day on Sunday 31 May.

SPIRE students invited to MOD

Posted on 24 April 2015 Keele students visit the MOD to discover more about the department and Civil Service careers.

SPIRE students visit the EU institutions

Posted on 24 April 2015 Eighteen students from SPIRE travelled to Brussels last week for a study visit to the European Union institutions.

International Women's Day: Elif Safak

Posted on 16 March 2015 Elif Safak is an award-winning novelist, the most widely read woman writer in Turkey, and a campaigner for social justice and women’s rights.
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APRA Multi-Disciplinary Fellow 2015

Posted on 02 March 2015 SPIRE philosopher James Tartaglia is The APRA Foundation Berlin Multi-Disciplinary Fellow 2015